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Renewable energy: Helping keep affordable housing affordable
3/7/2017
Renewable energy: Helping keep affordable housing affordable
With rent already straining many family budgets in rural New Hampshire, Laconia Area Community Land Trust sought to make energy efficiency part of its affordable housing developments. 
The superblock model: Reclaiming neighborhoods from the inside out
3/6/2017
The superblock model: Reclaiming neighborhoods from the inside out
In Chicago's West Humboldt Park, the 500 block of North Central Park was considered one of the severest areas of blight in the neighborhood. This block had historically high vacancies, lack of private investment and a high crime rate, making it difficult to attract potential homeowners.
Turning obstacle into opportunity
3/6/2017
Turning obstacle into opportunity
While not technically under the poverty line, many families still struggle with insecurity and scarcity. Kennebec Valley Community Action Program teamed up with a local coalition to support its neighbors in need. 
Making central Dover streets safer to attract stable homeowners and...
3/3/2017
Making central Dover streets safer to attract stable homeowners and renters
Central Dover, Delaware desperately needed to reduce its crime problem with stepped-up policing and by improving homes and investment properties to attract stable homebuyers and renters.
Weatherization makes houses into affordable, comfortable homes
3/3/2017
Weatherization makes houses into affordable, comfortable homes
Crawford Sebastian Community Development Corp.'s Weatherization Program helps save lives and money, particularly for the elderly, people with disabilities and children.
Communities Wired! Eden Housing’s initiative to address a modern-da...
3/2/2017
Communities Wired! Eden Housing’s initiative to address a modern-day necessity
When Eden Housing recognized that a majority of its residents had no access to broadband services, the organization created <em>Communities Wired!, </em>an initiative to provide residents with computer labs and training.
Online homebuyer education: A comprehensive solution to homeownersh...
3/1/2017
Online homebuyer education: A comprehensive solution to homeownership issues
Many potential homeowners are unable to meet with local housing agencies due to time and money constraints. Community Ventures responded to this need with a tool that brings education straight to first-time homebuyers. 
A unique collaboration creates safe, affordable housing in flood af...
3/1/2017
A unique collaboration creates safe, affordable housing in flood aftermath
After a flood destroyed thousands of homes in Minot, North Dakota, low-income residents were left with few housing options. CommunityWorks North Dakota was anxious to ensure housing for its most vulnerable citizens.
Building community through a shared sense of identity
2/28/2017
Building community through a shared sense of identity
Mid City is Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s urban core, but some neighborhoods are challenged by poverty, crime and blight. To promote an empowering vision of the city, Mid City Redevelopment Alliance embarked on a creative placemaking journey.
Building entrepreneurs feeds community revitalization
2/28/2017
Building entrepreneurs feeds community revitalization
The Russell neighborhood of Louisville and the Dayton’s Bluff neighborhood of St. Paul are hundreds of miles apart and home to dissimilar residents. Yet they recently had one thing in common: a vacant building that projected hope for the community. 
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